British Prime Minister David Cameron has accused Brexit campaigners of peddling “total untruths” and misleading the public on the dangers of staying in the European Union.
Cameron, who is leading the “Remain” campaign, made the comments at a surprise press conference Tuesday in London, urging British voters not to “make this choice on the basis of false information.”
Britons vote in a referendum on June 23 on whether to remain in the European Union. The decision has far-reaching consequences for both the country and the bloc.
Cameron stressed warnings by a wide range of bodies like the International Monetary Fund, the Bank of England, the US Federal Reserve, and the World Trade Organization about the consequences of Britain leaving the EU.
“A ‘Leave’ campaign resorting to total untruths to con people into taking a leap in the dark, it’s irresponsible and it’s wrong and it’s time that the ‘Leave’ campaign was called out on the…